Category Archives: lingcod

Der 2. Tauchgang war etwas Besonderes. Ein Explorer-Dive. Keiner kannte den Platz. Alaska, Juni 2011.

Der 2. Tauchgang war etwas Besonderes. Ein Explorer-Dive. Keiner kannte den Platz & nach dem Tony (Divemaster) und Tim uns gefragt hatten, waren wir alle begeistert von dieser M√∂glichkeit einen neuen Platz zu erkunden. Eine Steilwand, nicht sehr Tief aber … Continue reading

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One morning I awoke to the sounds of a whale blowing, opened my eyes and watched it sound while I was still snuggled in the sheets. Magic! Nautilus Swell August 2011

Our trip on the Swell was above and beyond my expectations! Having spent many years aboard the Nautilus Explorer in Alaska with Captain Mike Lever, I was a little worried to meet such a young crew on the Swell. They … Continue reading

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Amongst a steady showing of blowhole water signals, knobby waving flippers and massive diving tail flukes, a cast of wondering eyes meets an unexpected surprise.

The beauty that is Alaska never ceases to amaze me, the same goes for the divers crazy enough to dive her waters. Every trip, however, without fail, they all line up to board the vessel, eager to get in the … Continue reading

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breaching of three Humpback whales and more aboard the Nautilus Swell Aug 2011

As a student, (North Vancouver, B.C.), interning aboard the Nautilus Swell Liveaboard has been a remarkable experience; My position aboard the Swell is as a deckhand and galley assistant, on a daily basis there are astonishing advantages to interning with … Continue reading

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An Underwater Garden Rivalled by None

I have come to Alaska on three different boats, including the Nautilus Explorer and the Nautilus Swell and been lucky enough to see and dive a lot of South East Alaska. I am careful not to take it for granted … Continue reading

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